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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch trachten, from Old Dutch *trahton; borrowed from Latin tractō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtrɑxtə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑxtən

VerbEdit

trachten

  1. (auxiliary, with te) to try
    Hij trachtte een verkiezingsnederlaag te voorkomen.
    He tried to prevent an electoral defeat.
    Synonym: proberen

InflectionEdit

Inflection of trachten (weak)
infinitive trachten
past singular trachtte
past participle getracht
infinitive trachten
gerund trachten n
present tense past tense
1st person singular tracht trachtte
2nd person sing. (jij) tracht trachtte
2nd person sing. (u) tracht trachtte
2nd person sing. (gij) tracht trachtte
3rd person singular tracht trachtte
plural trachten trachtten
subjunctive sing.1 trachte trachtte
subjunctive plur.1 trachten trachtten
imperative sing. tracht
imperative plur.1 tracht
participles trachtend getracht
1) Archaic.

Derived termsEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German trahten, from Old High German trahton, from Latin tractare

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

trachten (third-person singular simple present trachtet, past tense trachtete, past participle getrachtet, auxiliary haben)

  1. to strive (try to obtain something)
    Synonym: suchen

ConjugationEdit

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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *trahton, from Latin tractō.

VerbEdit

trachten

  1. to think of, to make up, to invent

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • trachten”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • trachten”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929